BulletDecorator.Background Property

Gets or sets the background color for a BulletDecorator control. This is a dependency property.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Controls.Primitives
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

public Brush Background { get; set; }
For XAML information, see the Brush type.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Media.Brush
The background color for the Bullet and Child of a BulletDecorator. The default is null.

The Background property defines the Brush to use to fill the area within the BulletDecorator. For some parent layout elements, the area that is defined for the BulletDecorator may extend beyond its Bullet and Child content. For example, if the BulletDecorator is the single child of a cell in a Grid control, the Background property applies to the whole cell. This occurs because the content in a Grid cell is stretched in all directions to fill the cell, by default. However, if you set the VerticalAlignment property to Center for the BulletDecorator, the Background property only affects the actual content area of the BulletDecorator. Alternatively, you can enclose the BulletDecorator in a Panel element.

The following examples show how to set the Background property on a BulletDecorator control.

BulletDecorator myBulletDecorator = new BulletDecorator();
Image myImage = new Image();
BitmapImage myBitmapImage = new BitmapImage();
myBitmapImage.BeginInit();
myBitmapImage.UriSource = new Uri(@"pack://application:,,/images/apple.jpg");
myBitmapImage.EndInit();
myImage.Source = myBitmapImage;
myImage.Width = 10;
myBulletDecorator.Bullet = myImage;
myBulletDecorator.Margin = new Thickness(0, 10, 0, 0);
myBulletDecorator.VerticalAlignment = VerticalAlignment.Center;
myBulletDecorator.Background = Brushes.Yellow;
TextBlock myTextBlock = new TextBlock();
myTextBlock.Text = "This BulletDecorator created by using code";
myTextBlock.TextWrapping = TextWrapping.Wrap;
myTextBlock.HorizontalAlignment = HorizontalAlignment.Left;
myTextBlock.Width = 100;
myTextBlock.Foreground = Brushes.Purple;
myBulletDecorator.Child = myTextBlock;
<BulletDecorator  Grid.Row="1" Grid.Column="0" Margin="0,5,0,0"
                  VerticalAlignment="Center" Background="Yellow">
  <BulletDecorator.Bullet>
    <Image Source="images\apple.jpg"/>
  </BulletDecorator.Bullet>
  <TextBlock
    Width="100" 
    TextWrapping="Wrap" 
    HorizontalAlignment="Left"
    Foreground ="Purple">
    A Simple BulletDecorator
  </TextBlock>
</BulletDecorator>

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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